[IronPython] Linux Support

Giles Thomas giles.thomas at resolversystems.com
Wed Oct 31 19:44:31 CET 2007

It's worth mentioning that there is a project to get CPython C 
extensions working under IronPython: 

The list is quiet at the moment, but work is going on... hopefully we'll 
have something more to report soon.



Michael Foord wrote:
> Evan Klitzke wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been looking at IronPython a bit lately as an alternative to
>> CPython.  I've had some difficulties, however, getting it working on
>> Linux. I've just spent a few minutes trying to get it running under
>> mono, and I haven't been that impressed. Among various problems:
> Hello Evan,
> Linux and Mono support is through the FePy project.
> http://fepy.sourceforge.net
> It addresses the build concerns you raise and provides some modules that 
> don't come with the standard IronPython build.
> You can't use CPython extensions (the ones written in C anyway) with 
> IronPython though, and should look for .NET equivalents.
> All the best,
> Michael
> http://www.manning.com/foord
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